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The development of a flow-injection fluoroimmunoassay for sulfamethazine

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posted on 20.02.2018, 11:25 by Mark R. Joyce
Sulfonamide antibiotics have a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity and are frequently incorporated in feeds as a practical method for the prevention or treatment of a variety of so-called "confinement diseases" in animals, mainly pigs. They are also used at sub-therapeutic levels as growth promoters. Sulfamethazine has historically been the drug of choice for farmers because of its low cost and proven efficacy. However, there are concerns because of the possible presence of residues of the drug in meat. [Continues.]

Funding

EPSRC and Enviromed Diagnostics Ltd. (CASE studentship).

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  • Chemistry

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© Mark R. Joyce

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/

Publication date

1999

Notes

A doctoral thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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